Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

 Previous item  Up One Level Next item

mature

Paper or board which has been seasoned for a period of time before being used. Maturing is important in preventing excessive warping of such materials as binder's board, as well as to have the moisture content of paper and board attain equilibrium with the surrounding atmosphere. See also: SEASONING .




[Search all CoOL documents]


URL: http://cool.conservation-us.org/don/dt/dt2199.html
Timestamp: Saturday, 19-Nov-2011 13:18:43 PST
Retrieved: Saturday, 18-Nov-2017 17:22:34 GMT